Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture

Randwick, Australia
05 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Built Environment (UNSW BE) is one of the largest built environment faculties in Australia and is internationally renowned for its comprehensive range of degree programs. UNSW BE focus is on research and education relevant to the planning, design and development of the 21st century city.

About the role

  • $123K-$141K plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Continuing
  • Full-time

In this role you will have proven capability to make a significant contribution to teaching, research and engagement in the domain of landscape architecture, evidenced by a high level of past performance in research, teaching and service and/or potential, relative to the level of appointment.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Deliver a scholarly, inspiring approach to teaching and learning, with applications of digital technologies and strategies in course delivery in the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture programs
  • Produce high quality research and publications, and access research grants from both external and internal sources
  • Take a significant role in research projects including, where appropriate, leadership of a research team
  • Participate in the supervision of higher degree research students
  • Cultivate research links with other groups and disciplines within the faculty and on campus, and with the industry and the professions
  • Work collaboratively with peers across the Faculty and UNSW in all aspects of academic endeavour
  • Contribute to administrative functions in the School and/or University, course coordination, attending departmental and/or faculty meetings, involvement in recruitment activities, and planning and/or committee work or other duties as requested by the Director of Landscape Architecture and/or the Head of School
  • Contribute to the profession and discipline by engagement in academic administration and service to the wider academic and professional community,
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others

Selection Criteria

  • PhD or equivalent qualification in the relevant discipline area and adequate post PhD relevant experience
  • Demonstrated research ability in landscape architecture, which aligns with the research strengths in the Faculty
  • The capacity to undertake quality research at an international level as demonstrated by a record of publications in top, peer-reviewed journals
  • The capacity to cultivate research and teaching links within the Faculty and with industry and the profession
  • Evidence of research group collaborations
  • The capacity to undertake higher degree research supervision
  • Strong commitment to independent research and research leadership and
  • Evidence of innovation in teaching
  • Ability to network effectively and interact with a diverse range of students and staff
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including competence in modelling behaviours that align with the University’s values and the ability to foster these in staff, students and the broader University community
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and a strong sense of equity, diversity and inclusion in dealing with diverse colleagues, partners and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of equal opportunity principles
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training
  • Ability and capacity to implement required UNSW health and safety policies and procedures

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.

Applications close: 31 October 2017